Muscat has been inhabited since at least 1000 BCE and for centuries was an important trading port on the Maritime Silk Road. Today it is the capital of the Sultanate of and its most important and populous city.

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is situated 3 km northeast of Muscat. Photo: Ji-Elle, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Sts. Peter and Paul Church is a religious building that is located in Ruwi, in the city of Muscat, the capital and largest city of the Sultanate of Oman, south of the .

The is a multi-purpose stadium in Muscat, . is situated 4 km west of Muscat. Photo: Tsutomu Takasu, CC BY 2.0.


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